Government and politics

The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 1:08 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump says his tariffs on imported steel and other goods will put U.S. companies and workers on stronger footing by winding back the clock of globalization. But they could end up backfiring on the very people he is aiming to help. The Commerce Department has...
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In this June 21, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. House Republicans say they will make another run at immigration legislation in the coming week, but the effort appears all but doomed after President Donald Trump said the bill was a waste of time with no chance of becoming law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 25, 2018 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week are being hampered by President Donald Trump and fears of conservative voters, leaving prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to finally secure the votes they need for their wide-...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court, in New York. According to a person familiar with the matter, on Monday, June 25, 2018, Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 25, 2018 - 12:16 am
Porn actress Stormy Daniels was scheduled to meet with federal prosecutors in New York on Monday as part of their investigation into President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, but the meeting was abruptly cancelled late Sunday after it was reported by news organizations, her attorney said...
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Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 25, 2018 - 12:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces its next test Tuesday, when South Carolina voters choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be Trump acolytes. The president has already made his pick: incumbent Gov. Henry...
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First lady Melania Trump speaks at the annual conference of SADD: Students Against Destructive Decisions, in Tysons, Va., Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 25, 2018 - 12:10 am
TYSONS, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life. The first lady helped SADD — Students Against Destructive Decisions — open its annual national conference at a hotel just outside Washington. The appearance followed her trip last...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis steps away after speaking with the media at the Pentagon, in Washington. Speaking to reporters on his plane en route to a stop in Alaska, Sunday, June 24, Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 24, 2018 - 9:21 pm
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, Jimmy Fallon talks during a taping of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," in New York. U.S. President Donald Trump is telling Fallon to “be a man” and stop “whimpering” about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump’s hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon’s late-night talk show. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon to "be a man" and stop "whimpering" about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump's hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon's late-night talk show. Fallon recently...
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Immigrant families line up to enter the central bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 24, 2018 - 9:08 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...
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FILE - In this Friday April 27, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question during a meeting at the Pentagon, in Washington. The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases, Mattis said Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 24, 2018 - 9:03 pm
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday. He did not name the two bases, but said the details are being worked out, including how much capacity is needed. The Pentagon had...
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FILE - In this March, 1, 2018, file photo, Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin poses for a photo in Honolulu. Half a dozen high profile Democratic candidates are vying for a congressional seat to represent Hawaii in a very competitive game of political musical chairs. It's a jam-packed arena for the state's 1st Congressional District, which includes Honolulu. Democratic candidates include former U.S. Rep. Ed Case, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, and state Rep. Beth Fukumoto. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
June 24, 2018 - 8:59 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into a U.S. House seat. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is not running for re-election, and Chin — the state's former attorney general...
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